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How HyperDocs Can Transform Your Teaching

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Peterson web page - HYPERDOCS HyperDoc: Guide to Making a HyperDoc HyperDoc by Lesson Topics HyperDocs and Student Centered Learning - many HyperDocs K-12 Library - GOOD! How Important is it to Love Your Job? Much has been touted about how important it is to find a job you love. Maybe that's not as critical as we've been led to believe. (Reading time 150 seconds) HyperDocs - Changing Digital Pedagogy - 2014 Mountian View - GTA MTV HyperDocs HyperDoc is a term used to describe a Google Doc that contains an innovative lesson for students- a 21st Century worksheet, but much better. The name is one that Sarah Landis and I made up- it's about hyperlinking your docs for amazing learning experiences! With one shortened link, students can access a lesson that contains instructions, links, tasks, and many clever ways to get kids thinking. Focusing on creating opportunities for choice, exploration, and ways for kids to apply their knowledge is key to creating a truly innovative HyperDoc. Multimedia Text Sets

HyperDocs - HYPERDOCS As classroom teachers, we hear constantly about 21st century learning- we want students to be creative, collaborative, critical thinkers, and communicators. Then we ask them to sit quietly, while we explain everything, and tell them exactly how it’s to be done. It doesn’t have to be that way.

Collections by Destiny Collect, create, deliver and share in a whole new way with Collections by Destiny®. Destiny Collections creates new, collaborative ways for librarians, teachers and students to share free or purchased resources across the district, school or with other users. Students and teachers can access district resources in Destiny Discover and add them to any Collection. Each collection can include web pages, images, documents, eBooks, and more! Collections can also be shared publicly or kept private.

Ways To Use Canva In Your Library & Classroom Instruction A couple weeks ago I shared Part 1 of this four part series. That is all about how to use Canva in meaningful ways. Today I am excited to share Part 2! In this post, you will find five ways to use Canva in your library and classroom instruction. Attention hacking is the epidemic of our generation… Variable rewards … also know as “The virtual slot machine” In 1930, B.F. Skinner, a psychologist at Harvard University placed a rat inside a box. Hypertext Engineer Vannevar Bush wrote "As We May Think" in 1945 in which he described the Memex, a theoretical proto-hypertext device which in turn helped inspire the subsequent invention of hypertext. Etymology[edit] "(...)'Hypertext' is a recent coinage. 'Hyper-' is used in the mathematical sense of extension and generality (as in 'hyperspace,' 'hypercube') rather than the medical sense of 'excessive' ('hyperactivity').

Kids Speak Out on Student Engagement "Teens find it most interesting and exciting when there is a little bit of talking involved. Discussions help clear the tense atmosphere in a classroom and allow students to participate in their own learning." 2. Working with technology "I believe that when students participate in "learning by doing" it helps them focus more. How To Curate Curriculum Resources with Adobe Spark Were you following along with my travels on Instagram stories? You might have seen snaps of my trip to Buffalo earlier this month. I was born and raised in New York and have traveled to lots of parts of the state. But this was my first trip to Buffalo — and it was lots of fun! During the quick visit, I spent the day with teachers leading a regional training for folks interested in placing “tasks before apps.”

Bring Read Alouds to Life with the Novel Effect App Recently I stumbled across a post on TCEA's blog entitled Take Reading to the Next Level with Novel Effect. Apparently lots of educators are already using the Novel Effect app in the classroom! In case you are like me and haven't heard of this, I wanted to write a quick blog post about my experience and recommend that you try it out. It's FUN!